African farmers take on the chocolate giants


16 December 1998


African farmers take on the chocolate giants


The Guardian reports on a group of cocoa farmers from Ghana who have
formed a co-op to take on the giants of the chocolates industry – Nestlè-Rowntree, Mars and Cadbury-Schweppes.


The farmers were spurred into action by the low prices offered for their product by the major chocolate processors.

They have since taken a stake in the London-based company called the Day Chocolate Company to market their product direct into the market under the Divine brand.




  • The Guardian 16/12/98 page 4/5 (Society)

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